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Re: NEW ISSUE: empty Host header

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 16:52:46 +0100
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <04k8k3popv4177b3da2g4hrijal4b1hf0e@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Julian Reschke wrote:
>>   The specification states "If the requested URI does not include an
>> Internet host name for the service being requested, then the Host header
>> field MUST be given with an empty value" but the grammar does not seem
>> to allow this.

>So what exactly does "requested URI" refer to, and how can it ever not 
>include a host name? Is this about "hostname" vs "IPv4address" 

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg-old/1999SepDec/0058 was
my interpretation so far, the thread likely has additional details.
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